Health / Pharma

Emotiv Promises a New Window Onto Your Brain

25th Aug `13, 07:49 PM in Health / Pharma

Get in on the ground floor as we look at the most exciting crowdfunded tech projects out there…

BDMS
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Get in on the ground floor as we look at the most exciting crowdfunded tech projects out there right now. This week: Emotiv Insight, a wireless headset that’s designed to monitor your brain activity and translate it “into meaningful data you can understand,” in the project team’s words. The project has already raised almost 10 times its $100,000 goal, and roughly three weeks remain.

You likely already know the things you like to do, like watching a sporting event, as well as the things that you don’t like to do, such as sitting in traffic.

We all experience feelings when participating in such activities, and those feelings form the basis of a personal body of knowledge that we draw on to know whether we like doing a thing or not. Discounting philosophy, theology and other studies of the human condition, that’s life. However, it’s all a bit unscientific. It’s also pedestrian for this day and age, and doesn’t play into another element of the human condition: mankind’s desire for self-awareness and curiosity.

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